You will have a scar following knee replacement surgery
. Most often, these scars heal without any problems. However, it is possible that you will develop abnormal scars, especially if you have a history of keloids (excessive, thick scarring). If this is a concern for you, discuss this with a dermatologist and your physician. The appearance of the scars, however, does not predict your results of your surgery. With knee replacement
, an enlarged scar formation can develop even on people who have excellent surgical results.